Softmaker updates its Office Suite

Softmaker has released a new version of its office suite. Right now it’s only available for Windows PCs. Linux version is still in public beta and there will be a new platform supported coming soon. I’m glad to see that we still have companies that work on improving their software. There are some good updates […]

PLANMAKER VS EXCEL FUNCTIONS

We all know that functions are very important in any spreadsheet program. Since we are evaluating the applications from different office suites that claim high compatibility with Microsoft Office, today we will be looking specifically at the functions included in Planmaker to see how compatible they really are with Microsoft Excel. Our results show that […]

WPS OFFICE OVERVIEW

We are back to take a look at WPS Office (formerly known as Kingsoft Office), a really complete office suite from Kingsoft Corporation (WPS Office is a subsidiary based in Palo Alto). It is available for PC and Linux, and there are also mobile versions for Android and iOS. They also offer an ad based […]

CHANGING YOUR OFFICE SUITE. IS IT WORTH IT?

Many of you might think that it is not necessary to change a simple office suite, or even think about buying a different one. Why would I want to change the standard and accepted Microsoft Office? There are actually some valid reasons to do it. No need to use the full capabilities of Microsoft Office. […]

SOFTMAKER OFFICE OVERVIEW

Today we will take a look at another office suite from the german company Softmaker. It includes the basic applications plus an improved version of Thunderbird to handle email. As usual, we will test the three basic components: TextMaker, which is clearly the text editor; PlanMaker, your typical spreadsheet program and Presentations, which name is […]

THINKFREE OFFICE NEO OVERVIEW

Today we present an alternative to Office that you probably know, or at least have seen, if you have used a Samsung tablet or smartphone, since it comes preinstalled in several models from that brand: Thinkfree Office NEO by Hancom. In this series, we will be reviewing the desktop version of this office suite. This suite includes […]